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pandowdy

[ pan-dou-dee ]

noun

, Chiefly New England.
, plural pan·dow·dies.
  1. a deep-dish pie or cobbler made with apples or other fruit and covered with pastry or biscuit dough:

    apple pandowdy.



pandowdy

/ pænˈdaʊdɪ /

noun

  1. a deep-dish pie made from fruit, esp apples, with a cake topping

    apple pandowdy



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Word History and Origins

Origin of pandowdy1

An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805; perhaps variant of obsolete dialect (Somerset) pandoulde “custard”; pan 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of pandowdy1

C19: of unknown origin

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Example Sentences

Then the "pandowdy" or great apple pudding and the "Injun" pudding are placed in front of the bread.

Pandowdy, pan-dew′di, n. a pudding baked with bread and apples.

Mr. Adams passed his bowl for more pandowdy, and then went on with the conversation.

Make us a good old-fashioned deep-dish pandowdy an' we'll all do our best to eat it!

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